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As a union carpenter I earn $90 a day.... from the series Working (I Do It for the Money)
As a union carpenter I earn $90 a day.... from the series Working (I Do It for the Money)
Photographer:
Date:
1977
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
202 x 253 mm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

the artist to Robert Shimshak and Marion Brenner to FAMSF, 2009.

Accession Number:
2009.74.1
Acquisition Date:
2009-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Robert Harshorn Shimshak and Marion Brenner

Exhibition History:

Posing as Art: Photographs, Nineteenth-Century to Now
de Young, Gallery 12, 11/21/2009 - 04/25/2010

Wild West: Plains to the Pacific, Legion of Honor, 2016.

CPLH. Wild West: Plains to the Pacific, 18 June - 11 Sept 2016.

As a union carpenter I earn $90 a day. That includes my medical, dental and retirement program. I can only work like this for about ten years before I'm burned out or injured. I want to be a foreman next - more money, less work.
(Working..., page 60)